Potomac River search for missing woman unsuccessful

Boats, a helicopter and land searchers have found no sign of a woman who disappeared along the Potomac Monday night.

The woman’s car was found parked in the Great Falls overlook on the Virginia side of the river after her family reported her missing. A search along both sides of the Potomac near Great Falls was suspended Tuesday afternoon.






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Ed Tobias brings more than four decades of reporting and news management experience to his work at FairfaxNews. Tobias managed news coverage for Associated Press Radio for over twenty years.  This included coverage of the 9/11 attacks, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, the death of Princess Diana, the Challenger and Columbia shuttle disasters and national election primaries, conventions and campaigns.  He was part of the team that built AP’s on-line video operation. Prior to joining AP, Tobias was News Director at all-news WTOP in Washington, D.C. He has won two Ohio State Awards for his reporting and producing and he led coverage that won an Edward R. Murrow Award.